Collect USA Unemployment by Occupation from BLS

Collect USA Unemployment by Occupation from BLS

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Job Description

Our company is in need for data research for occupations and unemployment. This project will entail finding data on the internet about unemployment and occupations and compiling that data into a spreadsheet.

Here is the link to the list of SOC occupations: http://www.bls.gov/soc/2010/soc_alph.htm

Specifically, the worker will download the SOC occupation list. The worker will create a spreadsheet that has the following columns:

SOC Occupation code
SOC Occpation name
SOC Ocupation description
Unemployment rate

For each of the occupations listed in the SOC occupations list, the worker will add a line that includes the SOC occupation code, the SOC occupation name,the SOC occupation description, and the unemployment rate (%) for that occupation. The SOC occupation code, name and description are available on the US Government Bureau of labor statistics site link as provided. The worker will be required to research online sources to find the United States unemployment rate for each of the occupations listed and add the appropriate figure to the unemployment rate column.